Health at the Hub
Patients can now access a range of Health and Wellbeing services at Melbourn Hub. The initiative, is a Melbourn Hub collaboration with NHS Meridian Primary Care Network (PCN), the Cambs & Peterborough NHS vaccinators, plus other health and wellbeing service providers and is the first of its kind in South Cambs. The idea is to bring some of the services out of GP surgeries and into a community setting and also provides access locally to other key health services such as vaccinations and mental health support etc.
‘Health at The Hub’ began in May 2022 when The Hub hosted the first of several Covid-19 vaccination walk in clinics by the ‘vaccinators on tour’. The partnership with Meridian PCN was launched at a public event at Melbourn Hub in June 2022 and attended by a range of health and wellbeing providers, the public and key people supporting the initiative.
Meridian PCN supports patients from the following surgeries:
- Orchard Surgery (Melbourn)
- Roysia Surgery
- Harston Surgery
- Bourn Surgery
- Comberton & Eversden Surgeries
- Monkfield Medical Practice
Other Health and Wellbeing services at The Hub may also offer support to patients beyond the above surgeries. For example Covid-19 vaccination clinics are open to all eligible patients, regardless of the patient’s location or registered surgery.
The following is a list of Health at The Hub services currently available either via referral by your GP practice or that you can just drop in for!
NHS services that you can drop in at The Hub for without an appointment provided you are from a Meridian GP surgery:
|Meridian PCN ‘drop in’ service.|
Advice on health & wellbeing e.g. smoking cessation, weight management, long Covid, menopause, anxiety & general health checks.
|Every Thursday||10am till 11.30am|
|Menopause Café |
Group GP led support for those experiencing symptoms of the menopause
|Dates TBC||10am till midday|
NHS services that are held at The Hub that require a GP practice or another NHS referral:
- Phlebotomy (blood tests)
- Diabetes checks
- COPD checks
- Alzheimer’s clinic
- Serious mental illness support
NHS Vaccination services are held on set dates which are announced ahead. When held, these are on a walk in basis for eligible patients – no appointment necessary and not restricted to patients of Meridian PCN surgeries.
***We are running a series of Covid Vaccine Clinics this autumn. Dates are:
- Sunday 8th October, 9am-3pm
- Sunday 15th October, 9am-3pm
- Sunday 22nd October, 9am-3pm
- Sunday 29th October, 9am-3pm
- Sunday 26th November, 9am-3pm
- Sunday 3rd December , 9am-3pm
No need to book – just walk in if eligible. Bring your NHS number if you have one.***